Fix CS:GO Doesn't Launch Error in Steam on Ubuntu 18.04

Counter Strike Global Offensive had an update recently which broke the Linux Steam version as it simply won't launch.  Just a black screen and then nothing.  Luckily there is a temporary fix out there and instructions are below and look at the screencast below for a visual guide on how to fix it.  It takes a while to boot it up after the fix but as you can see it works!  Enjoy!

For an updated guide, look here:

Commands Used:
From Steam Libray Enable Beta for the game (

go to ./home/username/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Counter-Strike Global Offensive/bin/linux64 and make a copy of and move it somewhere else

go back to steam library and change beta back to none

replace the copy of with the one found here ./home/administrator/.steam/steam/steamapps/common/Counter-Strike Global Offensive/bin/linux64

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  1. Problem is that doesn't show up on my list of betas. DX

  2. hi, did i reply to you on youtube or are you someone else?

  3. Problem is that doesn't show up on my list of betas. DX

    we need your file

  4. yes it works my game lunch in one try thank you for this article and everyone should this 4 reasons why people love to cs-go.

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